Pets

From terriers to greyhounds, different breeds of dogs make merry by concealing items beneath something. Typically, they will bury an object in shallow pits with soil. However, dogs can also place stuff under anything, including a pile...
Pets can be a welcome addition to any home, but they are living creatures that need care specific to their species and environment. An aquatic turtle has few needs beyond a fresh tank of water and food, but even...
There are lots of animals that are not routinely owned as pets but that would make really awesome companions! Below are ten of them, a little about them, and where they are legal to own. If you are unsure,...
Kittens and cats love to play, but much of their behavior is about stalking and killing prey. For those owners who have found playing a game with them can be dangerous when their claws and fangs are involved, moving...
Yes, dogs fart. Their gassy episodes are relatively mild, but that wasn't the case for one dog owner. Her dog was dropping stink bombs; they were so bad she decided to go to a vet to see...
The placebo effect is a well-documented part of medicine. The idea is simply that if you give someone a false medicine they will sometimes get better or show improvements simply because they thought they were getting medicine....
While plenty of people think of chickens as animals they can eat, not everyone understands that they can be raised as pets. But just as with any animal, how you raise your chicken will help determine how friendly it...
A group of visitors waited outside the door of the Regional Alto Vale Hospital located in Brazil. When one of the nurses arrived, they didn't try to enter the hospital, but they did peek their heads inside to try...
For many of us, our pets are family members, and we would do anything to keep them healthy and happy. Food, toys, and grooming are a must, but we can’t forget about medical care. Visits to the veterinarian can...
The first day is the most important in your long term relationship with your dog. This is the day your dog comes into a brand new environment completely different from its previous life at a shelter or breeder. Here's...
Many people who have dogs have experienced the peculiar phenomenon of their dog getting anxious or upset when their owner is physically affectionate with another person. This begs the question: are dogs actually jealous or is it something else...
When you hear about incredible stories from adoption shelters, it is usually about a dog or cat that nobody wants who eventually finds a loving owner. Many of these shelters have to find homes for pets and...
To have a dog is to know what it’s like to be unconditionally loved because many individuals bond so strongly with them. After all, they bring immediate joy the moment they are regarded as companions in people’s...
They call the dog “man’s best friend” but perhaps that should be changed to little boy’s best friend after a photo that recently went viral. The pictures depict a young boy on time out but he is not alone....
In the history of unlikely partnerships, a pigeon and a puppy must rank pretty high. The idea that a bird could be best friends with a small dog sounds like something that should be kept for a...